Our venues


Photo bmag

World class museum in the heart of Birmingham city centre.

Chamberlain Square

Birmingham, B3 3DH

0121 348 8038

Photo thinktank

Award-winning science museum for fun-packed family days out.

Millennium Point, Curzon Street

Birmingham, B4 7XG

0121 348 8000

Photo aston

Explore the splendour of one of the last great houses built in the Jacobean style.

Trinity Road, Aston

Birmingham, B6 6JD

0121 348 8100

Photo blakesley

Discover a fine Tudor house and beautiful gardens just a few miles from the heart of the city.

Blakesley Road

Birmingham, B25 8RN

0121 348 8120

Photo jewellery

A perfectly preserved workshop in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter.

75-80 Vyse Street

Birmingham, B18 6HA

0121 348 8140

Photo sarehole

A 250 year old working watermill famous for its association with author J.R.R Tolkien.

Cole Bank Road

Birmingham, B13 0BD

0121 348 8160

Photo soho

Georgian home of the Birmingham industrialist, Matthew Boulton.

Soho Avenue (off Soho Road)

Birmingham, B18 5LB

0121 348 8150

Photo weoley

The ruins of an exquisite fortified manor house built 750 years ago.

Alwold Road

Birmingham, B29

0121 348 8160


Join artist Benny Semp for a unique arts experience in the gallery. Inspired by the work of Hadrian Pigott “Boy, ?, Girl”, featured in the Coming Out: Sexuality, Gender and Identity exhibition, carve your own soap sculptures with a message.

From affirmations to questions, text to freeform shapes, Benny is on hand to guide you in this soap carving arts session to express yourself. Relaxed, friendly and suitable for all ranges of experience, try sculpture in a new medium to see what you create and share.

Experienced artist Benny Semp will be on hand with tips, tools and encouragement to make and support you with your own sculpture. Master this delicate material to own, share and perhaps even bathe with!

Suitable for aged 18 plus. 

Includes tea and coffee.

In the AV Room via the Gas Hall.

Free but booking essential, please call 0121 348 8263 to book.

Image: Boy, ?, Girl, 1994, Hadrian Pigott © The artist